Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
244 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR
20 FT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 10 TO
15 PERCENT OR LESS...AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS...

.DRY...WARM...AND WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...
ESPECIALLY ACROSS EDDY AND LEA COUNTIES... AND BELOW 6000 FT IN
THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS. FIRE DANGER WILL BE HIGH TO VERY HIGH.

NMZ115-190100-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150419T0100Z/
SOUTHEAST PLAINS/BLM ROSWELL/LNZ-
144 PM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND
HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO PLAINS...

* WIND...WEST 15 TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE POTENTIAL TO
  SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

* FIRE DANGER HIGH TO VERY HIGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID THE USE OF OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE
SPARKS. ACCIDENTAL IGNITIONS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GROW
QUICKLY INTO WIND-DRIVEN WILDFIRES.

&&

$$

NMZ114-TXZ258-190100-
/O.CON.KMAF.FW.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150419T0100Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP/LINCOLN NF/LNZ-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
144 PM MDT SAT APR 18 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...
AND HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...
ESPECIALLY BELOW 6000 FT...

* WIND...WEST AT 25 TO 40 MPH. HIGHER GUSTS.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
  SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

* FIRE DANGER HIGH TO VERY HIGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AVOID THE USE OF OPEN FLAMES OR ANY ACTIVITIES THAT MAY GENERATE
SPARKS. ACCIDENTAL IGNITIONS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO GROW
QUICKLY INTO WIND-DRIVEN WILDFIRES.

&&

$$


FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MAF (ALL LOWER CASE)

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